Jharkhand Public Service Commission Combined Civil Services Exam
Jharkhand Public Service Commission Combined Civil Services Exam

JPSC Cut Off 2024: Steps to Check, Factors Affecting Cut Off, Previous Year Cut Off

JPSC cut off is released on the official JPSC website. The cut off is released upon the successful completion of the JPSC recruitment exam. Candidates who meet the cut off criteria will be considered for service allocation by the commission.
JPSC Cut Off 2024

JPSC Cut Off 2024

JPSC Cut Off 2024: The Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) releasesw the JPSC cut off on its official website. Candidates can download the cut off for JPSC preliminary and mains examination from the official portal itself. It must be noted that only the candidates who satisfy the cut off criteria will be eligible to appear in the successive stages of the examination. Read more: JPSC Recruitment 2024

Candidates are advised to go through the previous year's JPSC cut offs to get an idea about the cut off trends. The cut off marks are bound to vary for different categories. It is often observed that the cut off marks for the general or the unreserved category (UR) is higher as compared to the reserved categories. Thus, candidates are advised to prepare for the examination while keeping in mind the cut off trends for their respective categories.

Also Check: JPSC Answer Key 2024

Various factors play a crucial role in determining the JPSC cut off. These include the number of candidates appearing for the exam, the performance of the candidates, previous year cut off trends, vacancies, the difficulty level of the question paper etc. It must be noted that the final JPSC merit list is compiled based on the final cut off. Once the JPSC Result 2024 have been declared, eligible candidates will be allocated services based on their choice and the final merit list. 

Steps to Check JPSC Cut Off 2024

Candidates who appeared in the JPSC combined civil services exam can check the cut off marks by visiting the official website.

The steps to check the JPSC cut off 2024 are as follows:

  • Visit the official portal of Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC)
  • On the website’s homepage, find the link for JPSC cut off 2024
  • Click on the cut off link
  • Next, the JPSC cut off pdf will be displayed on the screen
  • You can download the cut off on your system and refer to it as and when required

Factors Affecting JPSC Cut off 2024

Certain factors affect the preparation of the JPSC cut off. Since these factors are variable, the cut off marks also vary for different years. 

Various factors affecting the JPSC cut off marks have been mentioned below:

  • Number of candidates appearing for the examination

Every year, lakhs of candidates apply for the JPSC examination. The number of candidates appearing for the exam is directly proportional to the competition level in the examination. Thus, if a higher number of candidates appear for the exam, the cut off is likely to go higher. 

  • Difficulty level of the examination

The difficulty level of the questions asked in the examination varies from year to year. Since the difficulty level of the paper affects the candidates’ performance, it also affects the cut off marks.

  • Number of vacancies

Based on the number of vacancies, the JPSC cut off marks are increased or decreased. If the number of vacancies is high, the cut off marks will be decreased. Whereas, if the number of vacancies is low, the cut off marks will be increased. 

  • Previous year cut off trends

Previous year cut offs have a significant influence on the upcoming JPSC cut offs. This is because the commission follows a certain pattern to determine the cut off marks each year.

  • Categories of the candidates

The cut off marks vary for different categories. Thus, the categories of the candidates appearing for the exam also affects the cut off criteria.

  • Performance of the candidates in the examination

The cut off marks are determined based on the overall performance of the candidates in the JPSC CCS examination

JPSC Previous Year Cut Offs

JPSC Cut off 2021 for the preliminary examination and mains (written examination) have been mentioned below. Candidates can refer to these cut off marks and get an idea about the possible or expected JPSC 2024 cut off.

JPSC Cut Off 2021: For Preliminary Examination

Category

Sub-Category 

JPSC Cut Off Marks 

Category 

Unreserved Category (UNR)

260

 

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

230

 

Scheduled Caste (SC)

238

 

Extremely Backward Classes (EBC)

252

 

Backward Classes (BC)

252

 

Economically Weaker Section (EWS)

238

Female 

Unreserved Category (UNR)

260

 

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

230

 

Scheduled Caste (SC)

238

 

Extremely Backward Classes (EBC)

252

 

Backward Classes (BC)

252

 

Economically Weaker Section (EWS)

238

Sports

Unreserved Category (UNR)

212

 

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

210

 

Scheduled Caste (SC)

230

 

Extremely Backward Classes (EBC)

218

 

Backward Classes (BC)

214

 

Economically Weaker Section (EWS)

210

Primitive Tribe 

Primitive Tribe 

220

Physically Handicapped (PH)

Autism & Multiple Disability

180

 

Blind

220

 

Deaf & Dumb

212

 

Locomotive

246

JPSC Cut Off 2021: For Mains (Written) Examination

Category 

JPSC Cut Off Marks 

Unreserved Category (UNR)

532

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

479

Scheduled Caste (SC)

515

Extremely Backward Classes (EBC)

532

Backward Classes (BC)

532

Economically Weaker Section (EWS)

532

JPSC Result 2024

JPSC 2024 results or selection list is released after the completion of each examination stage. JPSC combined civil services examination (JPSC CCS) is divided into three successive stages, that is, preliminary examination, mains (written examination),.  and mains (interview). The selection list or result list released after each stage comprises names/roll numbers of the candidates who have qualified for the next stage. 

The final JPSC result or the final merit list is released after the conclusion of the personality test or interview. The final JPSC merit list is created based on marks obtained by the candidates in the written examination (except for Mains Paper-I) and the interview. 

As per the rules, only the candidates who score at least 40% in the aggregate will be considered by JPSC while preparing the selection list for JPSC Main (Written Examination) and for preparing the merit list for JPSC interview stage. 

As per the JPSC CCS 2021 notification, the category-wise minimum qualifying marks are as follows:

Category 

Minimum Qualifying Marks

Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and Females

32%

Extremely Backward Classes

34%

Backward Classes

36.5%

Primitive Tribal Group

30%

Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 

40%

Once the final results have been declared, eligible candidates are allocated various state services. The service allocation is done by the JPSC on the basis of the choices filled by the candidates and the final JPSC merit list.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How to download the JPSC cut off?

Candidates can download the cut off for JPSC prelims and mains by visiting the commission’s official portal.

Where can I find JPSC prelims cut off 2021?

JPSC prelims cut off 2021 is available on the official website. The cut off is available in PDF format.

From where can I download the JPSC cut off 2021 mains?

JPSC cut off 2021 mains can be downloaded in PDF format from the commission’s official website.

What are the factors affecting the JPSC cut off marks?

The factors affecting the cut off marks are as follows: number of candidates appearing for the examination, number of vacancies, previous year cut off trends, categories of the candidates, the difficulty level of the examination, the performance of the candidates in the examination etc.

If a candidate has cleared the JPSC recruitment 2024 exam, will they be allocated their chosen service?

Candidates who clear the JPSC CCS examination will be considered for service allocation. However, simply because a candidate has cleared the exam, they won’t necessarily get into the service of their choice. The cut off marks or ranks vary for different services. Thus, while allocating services, the commission will not only consider the candidates’ choice but also the final merit list.

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